About The Area
The City of the Village of Clarkston, or Clarkston, is a small city located in Oakland County, Michigan. It is completely surrounded by Independence Township. The city is approximately one half square mile in size. Its population in 2010 was 882.
Clarkston's Main Street is M-15. The village is located 42 miles north of Detroit. It has easy access to I-75 and US 24.
In 1992, Village residents voted to incorporate the Village as a city in order to preserve its boundaries and local government.
Clarkston has a rich history of which can be found in detail on the The Independence Township Library Community Information Network website here.
Clarkston is located 42 miles north of Detroit with easy access to I-75 and is the start of US-24 freeway. More information on how to travel to Clarkston can be found here.
People of Note
Clarkston is home to numerous athletes, actors/actresses, authors and many others which can be found here.
New to Clarkston and not sure what to wear or where to go? A detailed list of Clarkston's climate and geography can be found here.